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01-27-2010, 03:10 AM
Jan. 27, 1832 - English novelist Lewis Carroll was born in Daresbury, Chesire, England as Charles Lutwidge Dodson. He was best known for his works “Alice’s Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass”.
Jan. 27, 1892 – Kay Kamen (the man behind the proliferation of Disney merchandise from 1933-1949) was born Herman Samuel Kamen in Baltimore, Maryland.
Jan. 27, 1901 - Opera Composer Giuseppi Verdi died in Milan, Italy at the age of 87, his work “AIDA” would be made into a Broadway hit by Disney.
Jan. 27, 1963 – The TV series Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color aired episode 225 – part-2 of “Johnny Shiloh.” The program was based on the Civil War exploits of a real person – John Lincoln Clem who at the age of 11 served in the Union Army!
Jan. 27, 1969 – Comedian, actor and writer Patton Oswalt, the voice of Remy in Disney/Pixar’s 2007 “Ratatouille,” was born in Portsmouth, Va. He also supplies the voice for Professor Dementor in the Disney Channel’s “Kim Possible.” (TV fans know Oswalt best as Spence Olchin on The King of Queens.)
Jan. 27, 1989 – The Disney/Touchstone film “Three Fugitives” was released.
Jan. 27, 1990 – The Disney Channel Premiere film “Lantern Hill” aired.
Jan. 27, 1991 – Super Bowl XXV was played at Tampa Stadium in Fl. The halftime show was a Disney Production called “Walt Disney World Small World Tribute to 25 Years of the Super Bowl.” It featured New Kids on the Block, Disney characters, Warren Moon, and 2,000 local children. The New York Giants beat the Buffalo Bills, 20-19.) (Unlike previous years, the halftime presentation for Super Bowl XXV was not shown live. It was pre-empted by ABC News in favor of coverage of the ongoing Operation Desert Storm.
Jan. 27, 1993 – The Disney film “Bound by Honor” had its initial release under the title “Blood In, Blood Out,” in Las Vegas, Tuscon, and Rochester, N.Y. (It had its general release Apr. 30, 1993)
Jan. 27, 1994 – The very first Marc Davis Lecture took place at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with Davis himself, one of Disney’s “Nine Old Men,” as the inaugural participant in this lecture named in his honor. The Marc Davis Lecture has been established to provide a forum for film animators and other experts to share their experiences as well as to explore with colleagues the challenges of creating animation.

01-27-2010, 12:29 PM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup:

01-27-2010, 05:33 PM

01-27-2010, 05:50 PM
:thumbsup: Thanks Vince! Good stuff today!:thumbsup:

01-27-2010, 08:15 PM